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Superman is a superhero created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster in 1938. He is an alien hailing from the planet Krypton, sent to Earth as an infant to escape the destruction of his homeworld. Adopted by two farmers from Kansas, he was rechristened as "Clark Kent" and grew up to become a newspaper reporter in the city of Metropolis. His powers include super-strength, super-speed, flight, x-ray vision, and heat vision. He is considered the first, and greatest superhero, and appropriately, he has been the subject of a number of television programs:

Title Format Release Date
Adventures of Superman Live-action series 1952
Adventures of Superpup Unaired pilot 1958
The Adventures of Superboy Unaired pilot 1961
The New Adventures of Superman Animated series 1966
The Batman/Superman Hour Animated series 1968
Super Friends Animated series 1973
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman Special 1975
The All-New Superfriends Hour Animated series 1977
Challenge of the Superfriends Animated series 1978
The World's Greatest Superfriends Animated series 1979
Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show Animated series 1984
The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians Animated series 1985
Superman Animated series 1988
The Adventures of Superboy Live-action series 1988
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Live-action series 1993
Superman: The Animated Series Animated series 1996
Smallville Live-action series 2001
Justice League Animated series 2001
Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman Documentary 2006
Legion of Super Heroes Animated series 2006
Supergirl Live-action series 2015

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